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How to Make a Metal Box

Follow these step-by-step instructions and see how easy it is to use a hand-held metal brake to bend metal. In this project, a box is m...

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Top 100 Hand Tools Projects

  1. 1. Center-Finding Tape Measure

    Need to find the center of an object but don't feel like doing the math? DIY experts have the answer.

  2. 2. Garden Multipurpose Tool

    This 5-in-1 gardening tool is a must-have for beginner and expert gardeners. From pruning shrubs to light digging, this tool will get t...

  3. 3. Hook Driver

    If you're looking for a handy tool to attach hooks to doors or walls, DIY experts have the answer.

  4. 4. Level Combo

    DIY experts offer information on a level that's more than just a level — it's also a protractor and a crown-molding angle calcula...

  5. 5. Adjustable Pipe Wrench

    This combination wrench is a must-have for beginner to expert DIYers.

  6. 6. Miniature Pencil Torch

    DIY Network shows a miniature soldering tool perfect for small soldering jobs around the house.

  7. 7. Universal Socket

    Have a stubborn bolt that refuses to budge? DIY experts suggest a universal socket wrench to get the job done.

  8. 8. Plumb Bob

    DIY Network gives information on the Plumb Rite bob — a tool that's handy for hanging wallpaper and paneling, plumbing a wall or ...

  9. 9. How to Construct a Shooting Board for Miter Cuts

    A shooting board must be made with meticulous precision. Follow these step-by-step instructions.

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  10. 10. Specialty Wrenches

    DIY experts show how adjustable wrenches can replace a whole collection of box wrenches.

  11. 11. Extra Hand Clamp

    Anyone who has ever felt like they could use an extra hand in the workshop will find this tool useful. This handy clamp gives the user ...

  12. 12. Protractor Combo

    Need a protractor? DIY experts have a suggestion. This cool tool can find angles and even be locked into position to serve as a cutting...

  13. 13. Magnetic Tape Holster

    DIY Network shares an innovative way to keep track of your tape measure with this magnetic tape holster.

  14. 14. Keyed Chuck Adapter

    DIY Network shows how this inexpensive adapter can turn a keyed chuck on a drill into a keyless chuck.

  15. 15. Choosing the Right Screw

    DIY Network host David Thiel discusses a variety of screw types and the best material for each.

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